Digital dissidents

Digital dissidents / Barbora Johansson / Czech Republic / 40 min

They are not on social networks, they do not have smartphones and pandemics exacerbated the transfer of a number of social activities to the online space they watch with critical apprehension. Who are the people who still live in 2021 without the generally called digital tweaks and what are their motivations? The medium-length documentary “Digital dissidents” reflects the growing disillusionment with technological progress, which has so far been seen as something given and unquestionable. The individual characters, who are mainly connected by a greater or lesser connection to the art world, explain their analogue attitudes in it – they stand behind them despite the fact that they are often perceived by their surroundings as morous or delay.

Barbora Johansson

2021 – Artistic Director at BIG BROTHER FILM FESTIVAL
2012 – 2021 Director and videographer at BARBORA JOHANSSON
2019 – 2021 Creative Director at MUVJU VIDEO AGENCY
2018 – Artistic Director at KINOLAB FILM FESTIVAL
2016 – 2019 Founder of KINOLAB film-discussion platform
2014 – 2016 Art Director at PUBLICIS
2014 – Co-founder of art-educational platform ARTEDU
2014 – Author of the book “Artist, villa and pool”
2014 – 2016 Founder and leader of cinema KINO 43
2012 – Artist in residence in Brussels – photography project
2012 – Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague – Intermedia Studio of Jiri David (MgA.)
2010 – 2011 LFTV in London – videographer internship
2010 – 2011 Serpentine Gallery in London – photography project
2010 – Yeditepe University in Istanbul – Photography and Video Studio
2008 – 2009 ENSAD – Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs in Paris – Photography and Video Studio
2006 – 2012 Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
2000 – 2014 Jan Palach Gymnasium in Prague
*1985 born in Prague


Barbora Johansson